Customs Service News

First Caspian Economic Forum - is a new platform for international cooperation
10 Aug
First Caspian Economic Forum - is a new platform for international cooperation

In November 1996 in Ashgabat at the first meeting of the ministers of foreign affairs of the Caspian states the process of the formalization of the legal status of the world’s biggest landlocked water body – the Caspian Sea, began. Signed in November 2003 Framework convention for the protection of the marine environment of the Caspian Sea (the Teheran Conference) was the first five-sided document.  Teheran convention came into force on 12th August 2006. That day – 12th August – is marked in the region as the Day of the Caspian Sea.  Summits of the Heads of the littoral Caspian States provide...

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Activity of security forces in January – July is discussed at the session of the State Security Council
8 Aug
Activity of security forces in January – July is discussed at the session of the State Security Council

On 8th of August, 2019 President, Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces of Turkmenistan Army General Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov held the session of the State Security Council where outcomes of work of military and law enforcement agencies have been summed up for the past seven months of the year as well as the utmost objectives for improvement of their activity and strengthening of equipment and facility base have been outlined, informs Turkmen State News Agency. During the meeting, the President, Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces of Turkmenistan, Army General Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov sig...

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Turkmenistan as an initiator of international projects
3 Aug
Turkmenistan as an initiator of international projects

Our country initiates a number of large international and regional projects. Their implementation will ensure sustainable development in the region and between the countries of Central Asia, the development of good neighborly relations between peoples, the strengthening of cooperation and the increase in commodity flows. The first steps to sign the Agreement on Transit and Transport Cooperation (Agreement on the Lapis Lazuli route) between Turkmenistan, the Republic of Azerbaijan, the Republic of Georgia, the Republic of Turkey and the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan were taken by Turkmenista...

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Customs training workshop on monitoring and control of Ozone Depleting Substances
31 Jul
Customs training workshop on monitoring and control of Ozone Depleting Substances

On July 30, 2019, a training workshop was held at the Training Center of the State Customs Service of Turkmenistan for customs officers to raise awareness of import / export / transit control of ODS (ozone-depleting substances) and ODS containing equipment. The seminar was organized within the framework of the project “Institutional Strengthening for the Implementation of the Montreal Protocol and the Implementation of the Plan for the Phased Reduction of Hydrochlorofluorocarbons (HCFCs) in Turkmenistan” by the staff of the Ozone Office under the Ministry of Agriculture and Environment of Turk...

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Instruction on Filling in Transit Declaration Form comes into act
24 Jul
Instruction on Filling in Transit Declaration Form comes into act

Please be aware that from July 24, 2019, the Instruction on Filling in Transit Declaration Form, approved by Order No.64 of the State Customs Service of Turkmenistan dated May 20, 2019 comes into act. The Instruction determines the procedure for filling in the transit declaration form when placing goods under the customs regime of internal customs transit and customs transit.

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The Caspian Exhibition of Innovative Technologies
22 Jul
The Caspian Exhibition of Innovative Technologies

As previously reported, on August 12, 2019, the First Caspian Economic Forum will be held in the Avaza tourist zone. dedicated to the Day of the Caspian Sea Forum will bring together not only Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan, Russia, Azerbaijan and Iran, but also numerous regional and international partners. Within the framework of the forum, the Caspian Exhibition of Innovative Technologies will be held. The exhibition, which will be held from 11 to 12 August, will bring together technical experts in various sectors of the economy. The focus is on the development and application of innovations and a...

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